We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kyteler's Inn

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$13 - US$29
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Reviews (2,362)
Filter reviews
1,883 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bangers and mash vol au vent fish stew ham steak sandwich soup live music dame alice beer garden interesting history great atmosphere the pub irish music great night few drinks visiting kilkenny
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,883 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

In the heart of Kilkenny, this bar and pub have been around a long time. Always busy but a fun stop for lunch, snack, or a beer in the patio out back. Good food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mctravelbugs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely lunch here in a lovely old pub, really good food served by friendly staff in a very relaxed setting, highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sunshine76279
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to have a Smithwicks and a meal after seeing the sites. A wonderful history, good food and music topped off with friendly Irish hospitality.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Reoehler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions and it has never failed to give good food, good ambience, fantastic staff and great value. Would not hesitate in going back

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pauline19641970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for drinks after dinner and to listen to the live music. Very cosy pub. The live music really added to the atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is definitely made for tourists, between the storytellers they have come in to share local legends, to the musicians playing in between tales. The food here is fine, but the atmosphere makes it great. The beer flights, including the old Kilkenny ale, are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DayTrip764353
Reviewed 17 December 2018

After the morning’s walk along the River Nore, we felt that we could do with a little time off our feet. We went in search of a Pub which is not all that hard a thing to find in Kilkenny. We spotted Kyteler’s which had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank DUSTY B
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Loved reading the history of Alice Kyeler. Food was very good for lunch. Atmosphere was very cool. Building is very interesting.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sheryl P
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Just back from a break away in kilkenny and this was our second time back here... we had a bite to eat and a pint! Very friendly staff, food was tasty and reasonably priced! Pint was delicious would defiantly return keep up the good work

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank alis0nc91
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t understand the good reviews for food!ate in here tonight food is very basic came out within 5mins of ordering not a good sign! It is really fast food! But the pub is really atomospheric and well worth a visit!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K6994CBcarolc
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Alan M
11 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Scott F | Reviewed this property |
I agree. We went on a Saturday night in March and had no problem. However, during the summer months it may be very crowded.
Tríona H
19 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
yes upstairs dinner has always being excellent there think ijust got them at the end of a lunch enjoy
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing